15 things to know if you drink Dayton water

This chemical is in our water. Here are 15 things you should know if you drink Dayton water. (Ohio)

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Dayton’s water is safe to drink by federal guidelines, city officials say, but it does contain some PFAS — chemicals believed to cause health problems.

This chemical is in our water. Here are 15 things you should know if you drink Dayton water.

Dayton Daily News Path Forward project digs into solutions for the most pressing issues facing the community, including protecting the region’s drinking … [more…]

Yard waste and litter can pollute storm water runoff

Careless discarding of yard waste and litter can pollute storm water runoff

There has been a lot of news lately about plastic in the oceans and overall ocean pollution. We can all agree that we want clean water and are turned off by pictures of trash in our oceans. Although we are far from the ocean, we can take action right here in Bartlett to help.

The majority of pollution in our waters comes from the land. A major contributor to pollution

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A Bizarre Tardigrade Was Found With a Belly Full of Strange, Glittery Material

A Bizarre Tardigrade Was Found With a Belly Full of Strange, Glittery Material

When you put a tardigrade under a microscope, you never know what you’re going to get. These weird-looking ‘water bears’ are some of the strangest creatures on the planet, and they are constantly surprising us. Even once you see them with your own eyes, it can be hard to figure out what the heck is going on.

Biologist Rafael Martín-Ledo has been studying marine microfauna such as tardigrades for years, … [more…]

Simple Ways to Conserve Water at Home Today

Simple Ways to Conserve Water at Home Today

Many people try to lead an eco-friendly life these days and help the planet in any way they can. At the same time, most consumers are keen to find ways to cut costs each year. A prime way to get results in both areas is to reduce water usage at home.

Water is an abundant resource for most of us in the developed world (though sadly, fresh, clean water is … [more…]

Maven’s Notebook, DAILY DIGEST

Toward safe and reliable drinking water for all Californians; Coalition in Mendocino County forming to acquire Potter Valley Project; Endangered frog species blocking Camp Fire cleanup; Are Santa Clara Valley farmers paying too little for precious water?

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